Nov 22, 2015

James Lagier, former AP Tokyo bureau chief, dies at 80

James C. Lagier, a former Associated Press bureau chief in the United States and Japan whose four-decade career included covering nuclear tests in the Pacific, filing the bulletin on Robert F. Kennedy’s death and overseeing AP’s reporting of the 1995 Kobe earthquake that killed ...

Mar 12, 2015

AP sues State Department, seeking access to Clinton records

The Associated Press on Wednesday sued the U.S. State Department to force the release of email correspondence and government documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state. The legal action follows repeated requests filed under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act have ...

Myanmar allegedly complicit in aiding Rohingya trafficking

Nov 7, 2014

Myanmar allegedly complicit in aiding Rohingya trafficking

The small wooden boats leave the shores of western Myanmar nearly every day, overloaded with desperate Rohingya Muslims who are part of one the largest boat exoduses in Asia since the Vietnam War. Helping them on their way: Myanmar’s own security forces, who are ...

Oct 24, 2014

U.S. lawmakers seek to end benefits to former Nazis

Legislation to stop suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. government pension benefits will be introduced soon, members of Congress announced Thursday, the latest response to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been paid to former Nazis who were forced ...

AP Twitter hacking shakes up stocks

Apr 25, 2013

AP Twitter hacking shakes up stocks

The Associated Press, one of the world’s largest news agencies, said a hacking attack Tuesday caused it to send out an erroneous Twitter post that sent markets down 1 percent in a matter of seconds. The false information about explosions at the White House ...